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Age UK Sunderland - Learn IT - Just the Job

Learn IT - Just the Job is an ideal short course for people 40 years of age and over who wish to develop computer skills with a particular focus on helping them into employment.  

The course is suitable for anyone who is actively seeking employment or wanting to enhance their job prospects. It is also suitable for those wanting to build up their self-confidence when applying for jobs and attending interviews.

What will you learn?

This is a very practical, hands on course. You will learn how to write effective cover letters and CV's using a word processor. Learn how to effectively and safely search for job vacancies. Learn how to complete, save and send online job application forms. Set up an email account and send documents electronically. 

In addition, you will also learn about recruiting organisations and how they can help in finding work. Prepare for potential interview questions. Recognise the roles you are ready to apply for and identify how you can improve your chances of being successful in your application.

If you would like more information or are interested in joining this course please contact ActivAge at Age UK Sunderland.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Angela Newton
Contact Position
ActivAge Manager
Telephone
0191 514 8334
0191 514 1131
E-mail
activage@ageuksunderalnd.org.uk
Website
Age UK Sunderland/ActivAge

Where to go

Name
Bradbury Centre
Address
Stockton Road
Sunderland
Tyne & Wear
Postcode
SR2 7AQ
Notes

The Bradbury Centre offers a warm, safe and secure learning environment. Easy access to the building for people with mobility problems or disabilities. Facilities include touchscreen and voice activated computers, tablets, adaptive trackballs and high visibility keyboards as well as screen reader software to enable all clients regardless of ability to start their learning journey.

The Bradbury Centre is a Disability Discrimination Act compliant venue.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Course start date to be confirmed

Other Details

Costs

Details
This course is free to clients in receipt of JSA, ESA or Universal Credit If, not in receipt of an approved benefit, FACL course fees will apply: Full Fee: £2 per hour, Over 60's Concessionary Fee: £1 per hour. There are no expenses related to this course.
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